John Hodgman Tries to Uncover Whether or Not Barack Obama Is Truly a Nerd

     June 20, 2009

john_hodgman_02_slice.jpgI know those “I’m a Mac and I’m a PC” commercials are meant to make Macs look hip and cool while PCs come off as bumbling and ineffectual, but aside from that misrepresentation (Did you know that PCs can run operating systems OTHER than Windows?  It’s true!), John Hodgman who plays the PC is a totally winning personality.  In addition to his memorable apperance, he’s is witty, urbane, and I wish “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” had him on more often.

Yesterday, Mr. Hodgman was invited to speak at the 2009 Radio and TV Correspondents’ Dinner where he wondered aloud whether or not this President could heal the long divide between Jocks and Nerds.

Check out the video after the jump for more “Dune” references than you require.

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